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Category:Superior colliculus
Abbrev SC  +
Comment We noted that in the OWL file, Superior Colliculus has the label duplicated. This should be fixed.
Created 15 July 2006  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
Curator Maryann Martone +, Bill Bug +
Definition Part of the midbrain tecturm consisting of Part of the midbrain tecturm consisting of paired bodies that sit caudal to the thalamus and surround the pineal gland in the mesencephalon of vertebrate brains. It comprises the rostral aspect of the midbrain, posterior to the periaqueductal gray and adjacent superior the inferior colliculus. The inferior and superior colliculi are known collectively as the corpora quadrigemina (Latin, quadruplet bodies). It consists of several identified cellular layers and also comprises the brachium of the superior colliculus and commissure of supeior colliculus from and Neuronames (MM). us from and Neuronames (MM).
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. PONS brain region  +
Id birnlex_1040  +
Is part of Midbrain tectum +, Visual system +
Label Superior colliculus  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 17 September 2014 23:39:42  +
ModifiedDate 17 September 2014  +
NeuronamesLink  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. PONS brain region  +
Species Mammal +
SuperCategory Regional part of brain  +
Umlscui C0228405  +
Categories Regional part of brain
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111784 + About
Fastigial nucleus +, Inferior pulvinar nucleus + AfferentProjections
Parabigeminal nucleus +, Retina + EfferentProjections
Lateral superior colliculus +, Medial superior colliculus +, Rostral half of the superior colliculus +, Superior colliculus stratum lemnisci +, Superior colliculus stratum opticum +, Superior colliculus stratum zonale +, Superior colliculus superficial gray layer + Is part of
Colliculus superior deep vertical fusiform cell +, Colliculus superior intermediate vertical fusiform cell +, Colliculus superior inverted pyramidal cell +, Colliculus superior pyramidal cell +, Colliculus superior stellate neuron +, Colliculus superior type I ganglion cell +, Colliculus superior wide field vertical cell + Located in
Neocortex primary visual layer 5 corticopontine/tectal pyramidal cell +, Neocortex pyramidal cell +, Neocortex pyramidal layer 2-3 cell +, Retina ganglion cell + LocationOfAxonArborization
Superior colliculus of WHS11 + PartiallyOverlapsWith


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